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  • Budget victory for veterans

    The omnibus appropriations bill approved by Congress and signed last month by the president finally closed the book on federal budgeting for the fiscal year ending Sept. 30, more than two months late and only after another threat of a government shutdown....
  • Eustis Rec to sign up boys, girls for hoops

    Eustis Recreation Department is accepting registration for youth basketball league for boys and girls in kindergarten through fifth grade through Jan. 30 or until the program is full. League games will begin in early February and will be held Thursday...
  • Keiser University specialty license plate hits the road

    Keiser University specialty license plate hits the road
    Another specialty license plate will be hitting Florida roads with the addition of a plate for Keiser University. The plate was one of four new plates passed by the 2014 Florida Legislature and signed into law with presales beginning in July. The Keiser...
  • Bruce E. Garner, Aberdeen city councilman, dies at 67

    Aberdeen City Councilman Bruce E. Garner, a Harford County businessman who fought for a county hotel tax and negotiated amendments to a controversial Ripken Stadium deal, died unexpectedly Saturday morning, according to his wife. He was 67. Garner, a...
  • Vets honor Battle of the Bulge's 70th anniversary

    Vets honor Battle of the Bulge's 70th anniversary
    The Boynton Veterans' Council and the city of Boynton Beach honored the veterans who fought in the World War II Battle of the Bulge, 70 years to the date after the anniversary of the battle – Dec. 16, 1944. At the Boynton Beach Veteran's...
  • Grafton High assistant coach Henry Connell spread love of baseball, life

    Grafton High assistant coach Henry Connell spread love of baseball, life
    YORK — Henry Connell's first love was baseball. The early objects of his affection were the New York Yankees and Mickey Mantle, evident to all by the license plate on his Nissan Pathfinder: "NYMICK7." But his true loves — outside of Trish,...
  • Roundup | Wednesday, Dec. 10

    Roundup | Wednesday, Dec. 10
    BOYS BASKETBALL Sandburg’s Niko Kogionis gets lighter, starts lighting up with three-pointers Niko Kogionis’ goal is to make his final season of high school basketball a memorable one. He figured the best way for that to happen was to...
  • Cookies from home brighten military holidays

    The cookies are on their way! On Sunday, Dec. 7, the Ladies Auxiliary Unit 26 of American Legion Post 26 in Stafford once again spent the better part of a day collecting homemade cookies, bars, fudge, and candies for hometown men and women serving in...
  • Streets in downtown Hampton to close for Friday parade

    Several streets in downtown Hampton will be closed ahead of the Holly Day Parade at 7 p.m. Friday, Hampton Police announced on their Twitter page. The closures are as follows: Beginning at 11 a.m., two lanes of Settlers Landing Road eastbound (two...
  • San Gabriel Valley's El Monte getting a boost from Chinese investors

    San Gabriel Valley's El Monte getting a boost from Chinese investors
    Trucks loaded with construction materials park in front of a vacant lot in El Monte, where a homeless man slumbers on the sidewalk next to a mountain of rags and trash bags. Overhead, colorful flags whip in the breeze, advertising opportunities for...
  • Romeo Valianti, tax division director

    Romeo Valianti, tax division director
    Romeo Valianti, who had been director of the Maryland State Comptroller's Admissions and Amusement Tax Division, died Wednesday at his Finksburg home of a heart attack. He was 90. The son of Vincent Valianti, an immigrant Italian tailor, and Castellani...